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Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
A Jazz New Year's Eve: Branford MarsalisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 31 Ring in 2020 in style when our always popular A Jazz New Year’s Eve returns to the Terrace Theater.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 Experience the film in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper’s score played live by the NSO.
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Nov. 22 – 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
The Second City's Love, FactuallyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29
Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday ConcertEmbassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4
The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021